category: gender studies and sexuality

"Violence and Justice in the Age of Enlightenment" (NEASECS, Yale University, Oct. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Marquette University
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@marquette.edu

Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Yale University
October 3-6, 2013

Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America NeMLA Harrisburg, PA April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers "Activism in the 21st Century"

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context / Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

Can the Subaltern Be a Superhero? The Politics of Non-Hegemonic Superheroism (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rponcecordero@keene.edu

This panel welcomes papers that examine superhero narratives (in comics, film, and other media) working "against the grain."

Land Labour Capital

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London and Limerick City Gallery of Art
contact email: 
info@thefuturestate.org.uk

Land │Labour │Capital
at Limerick City Gallery of Art 26-28 September 2013

[Update] Rituparno Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Sangeeta Datta, Rohit K Dasgupta, Kaustav Bakshi
contact email: 
rituparnovolume@gmail.com

This collection is almost complete. We are still looking for one or two more essays on Rituparno's earlier films: Dahan, Ashukh, Utsab, Unishey April and Raincoat.

*DEADLINE EXTENDED*--QUIET:The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking (SAMLA: 11/8-10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
contact email: 
eslcare@aol.com or smyrna@nova.edu

We live in a world of people who seemingly cannot stop talking, and often this situation presents a competition of who is able to attract the most attention.

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian, University of York 26-27 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, University of York
contact email: 
oeqyork2013@gmail.com

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian
An International Two-Day Conference

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online International Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Fourteenth Issue of Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

[Update] Representing the Contemporary Youth in Teen Television Drama

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
leviaj@gmail.com

From Beverley Hills 90210 to Gossip Girl and Glee, the genre of the teen drama series has added a unique and multi-faceted dynamic to the American television landscape.

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT : update

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Represenations of Black Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Yael Maurer , Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
yael.maurer@gmail.com

The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Representations of Black Masculinity

Comically Queer : NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Call for Chapters: "Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table" (full consideration 31 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

Call for Chapters for an Edited Collection
Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table
Edited by Tom Hertweck (University of Nevada, Reno)

Reminder: CFP: American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) 36th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
36th International Conference

American Fantasies and Dreams
May 14–16, 2014
Atatürk University
Erzurum Technical University
Erzurum, Turkey

[Update: Abstracts due 7/10]: Teen Wolf Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Kamille Stone Stanton and Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Teen Wolf - Edited Collection

New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - January 30th-February 1st, 2014 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

CFP: Shakespearean Journeys: 1st ASA Conference (Taipei, 5/15-17/2014; deadline 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR PAPERS and SEMINAR PROPOSALS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original and innovative research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The Arena Concert: Music, Mediation and Mass Entertainment

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Halligan / University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

The idea of live popular music as mass entertainment is one that presents an arresting series of challenges and remains mostly unexplored in contemporary academic writing.

French Heritage Women and Their “Hidden” Contributions (roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Carole Salmon-UMASS LOWELL MA, 01854
contact email: 
Carole_Salmon@uml.edu

This panel will explore the relationships between space and place and the ways French heritage women rethink place as a potential for personal and social creation, for transformation and connection.

Conference: Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 3-day conference, January 23–25, 2014, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Feminisms in Action in Literature and Visual Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Rocca Salem State University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

This roundtable explores the pluralism of feminisms emerging from new generations of female writers and artists, whose political message shifts from theory to practice, from gender opposition to diver

De-colonizing Disability Theory I: Cripping Development

full name / name of organization: 
Vienna University and Charles University Prague
contact email: 
katharina.wiedlack@univie.ac.at

International interdisciplinary conference organized jointly by the Department of Gender Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, the Gender Research Office, University of Vienna

Digital America - A new journal on digital culture and American life

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
mf4jd@richmond.edu

Digital America is a new online journal venture from the University of Richmond that seeks to publish exceptional student work.

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

The Thin End of the Wedge: Modernism in Little Magazines and Little Theatres; Sept. 30, NeMLA April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell / Northeasst Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

As we've started to move through the centennials of the publication of key modernist texts and that era begins to seem nearly as remote as the Elizabethan, its major figures the equivalents of the Elg

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

JVC Online's Neo-Victorian Studies & Digital Humanities Week (7/15; 9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Victorian Culture Online
contact email: 
lisa.hager@uwc.edu

This fall, the Journal of Victorian Culture Online will feature a week of posts devoted to the connections between Neo-Victorian studies and digital humanities.

Catastrophes and the Apocalyptic in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
ACMRSconference@asu.edu

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) invites session and paper proposals for its twentieth annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 6–8, 2014 in Scottsdale,

Update: The Gothic Body: The Physical Depiction of the Female Gothic (Abstracts due by 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Neena Cinquino/ The City College of New York
contact email: 
ncinquino@gmail.com

Since Ellen Moers’ original designation of the Female Gothic, the term continues to evolve: The amalgamation of femininity’s depiction in literature and Gothic studies does not conclude with Liter

Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association invites you to participate in the annual MAPACA conference.

JOHN BERRYMAN: A CENTENARY CELEBRATION (24-25 October 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Minnesota / Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
berryman2014@gmail.com

Born in Oklahoma in 1914, John Berryman is one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century.

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